Client Diving Representative Course

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Course Code: 303

Start Date:
06/09/2021 Torquay, UK
18/10/2021 Torquay, UK
20/12/2021 Torquay, UK
Course Fees: £2250 (inc vat) Please get in touch for overseas price
Duration: 5 Days

The Interdive Diving Client Representative Course offers a comprehensive overview of the common issues affecting offshore construction, diving and maritime operations and includes detailed information about legislation, guidelines and best practice.

Leadership and management training is also covered, providing delegates with the skills needed to become an effective and fully competent client representative.

OGP 431 and 411
  • Client representative role and responsibilities
  • Competency assessments and overview of OGP and diving safety committee
  • How OGP members should use OGP 411

Legislation and guidance

  • HSE diving at work
  • Inshore / Offshore UK / Norway
  • ADCI (consensus standards)

Local rules, regulations and best practice

  • MHSAW, PUWER, LOLER, PFER – regional differences


  • ICOP D014 auditing D023 / 24 / 18 etc

Leadership and management

  • Definition of leadership
  • Planning, organisation and teambuilding
  • Communications and conflict alignment of roles and responsibilities
  • Stress and emergency response

OGP culture and ethics

  • Pro-active engagement

Prime interfaces

  • Contracts and work-scope
  • SMS / bridging docs

Risk assessment and MOC

  • Techniques and tools
  • Company variations
  • Vessel assurance and SIMOPS
  • IMCA safety flashes


  • IMCA safety flashes
  • Client representative checklist OGP 431 (app 2)
  • Audits, certificates and closeouts
  • Deck and lift plans
  • Scheduling and DP systems


  • Understanding the system – company variations

Environmental PONS

  • Overview of chemical management

Subsea awareness

  • Overview of field layout, reservoir, seabed to surface and topside
  • How it is all connected and how it works
  • Risks on subsea equipment during subsea operations
  • Typical projects
  • Location and identification of subsea equipment
  • Isolations, procedures and drawings
  • Piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID’s)

Project reporting

  • DPR’s, registers and logs
  • Closeout meetings and lessons learnt

Accident and emergency

  • Incident investigation and reporting
  • RIDDOR and OGP RP 433
  • Emergency response procedures
  • Primacy controls (OIM, master)

**Please note that we have recently developed a one day refresher course for delegates looking to refresh their skills and stay up to date with the latest legislation**

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